The focus of this paper is to provide information on and insights into the creation of new business through mergers and acquisitions (M&As), in other words to discuss how to support the related strategic planning and decision-making and how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into the planning processes. In addition, ManMAP tools to support the management of M&A process are introduced. The paper is based on the results of the research carried out by VTT and the Turku School of Economics (ManMAP - Managing the M&A process - From opportunities to new business creation, www.vtt.fi/manmap) focused on the management of mergers and acquisitions from the perspective of creating new business.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|MoE publication type||D1 Article in a trade journal|
- merger and acquisition
- new business creation